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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
. the people that he touched. >> chavez in the town of keen served as the 'm dod.. could they tie the rangers r the division lead??? the anr is next 1993. >> 30,000 plus, i'm dennis o'donnell, could they do it again? could they tie the rangers for the division lead? the answer is next. what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. a's had a chance to tie the rangers for first place in e >>> well, they clinched a wild card spot last night. tonight the a's had a chance to tie the rangers for first place in th
because the tech as rangers -- texas rangers is leading 5-1 in the fourth inning. they score 6 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks on a costly texas rangers error. rookie fly ball on center field. josh hamilton simply drops it. that simply ended the inning. go ahead and insurance run scores. five relievers come shut down the relievers. relievers gets the final out. cocoa crisp gets the final out. that is their sixth straight win, to win the division, the 15th west division title for the oakland a's. >> from day one, it's installed in us. they never give up, try to come back. when you get down after a big inning like that, in a situation like this, there's no time to hang your head. guys came out. we got in the dugout and we're ready to go. >> in a position to having to fight for our careers and having to fight for our livelihood. to stay up here and put a bunch of guys in the clubhouse, that's the survivor mentality, played ever in a game. that's what we do every single game. >> why am emotional in a baseball game. >> the effort that went into this at every level is so -- >> wow. and in fact, luke t
. stone is live. >> so far, they are down 1-nothing to the texas rangers. they have a packed house. the fans have been out here for much of the day. i have been speaking with the fans all afternoon. >> we're not looking for the wild card we are looking for the division! >> the west! >> honestly did you foresee this going into the season? >> have been snow. heavens-- no. >> i wrote an e-mail and i was did not think that there were going to catch the texas rangers. >> you are on the record. >> you are on the record some time ago talking about world series. >> i've been on that record for quite a few years. all providing that this is quite a feel good story. and they have lost 100 games. >> what is that about? remarks in? somebody is going to be toasted during this came in. >> and this guy is stopping. >> this is going down all faye philip we are doing this, taking the divisions. family were still wearing this giants cap. >> if we are still cheering? also for the east bay. east bay, the west bay. that is 14 going from nothing, to something. >> you heard it going from nothing, to somet
of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> you heard it. the a's are now the american league western division champs. six months ago, baseball experts had just written them off. but the a's fooled them all. securing the title after a sweep of the texas rangers. up next, the detroit tigers. we turn to jean elle. boy, what a game. >> jessica, this is exactly what a's fans have been dreaming about. a swing at the playoffs and, dare i say, the world series? fans tonight say they are ready for an exciting ride. >> i can't believe it. mom, they said we couldn't do it, we did it. >> the a's beat the rangers at a sold-out coliseum securing the top spot in the mesh league west heading into the playoffs. >> the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> this is better than '89. i was there in '89. this is way louder. this is something that came from nowhere to overcome. and it was awesome. it was just awesome. >> fans say going from 13 games back to the top of the heap feels like magic. life-long fan rudy
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
. over the texas rangers at the coliseum. oakland is guaranteed that wild card spot. this is their first trip to the playoffs since 20 06. if they sweep the season against the rangers the could also get the american west league title. >> we have to come out tomorrow. not going to get ahead of ourselves but we are going to savor the moment. (cheers & applause) >> they are getting crazy. the giants tried to take out the dodgers last night. it got off to a right start with buster posy hitting a deep left. the bottom of the night, tied-to-2. that is when the dodgers with an rbi single. at 3-2 = y -. final score. and the kansas city royals with cabrera he is currently in line to be the first crown winner. the tigers beat 6-3. reaching the playoffs in back-to- back since 1935. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have headlines. and a live look at the toll plaza. pretty light. and clear. once again it is going to be hot. please pardon the delay >> four men were on board to were in lifejackets they made to shortest time that it was the other two that went missing the coast guard has suspend
. >> he struck him out! >> reporter: the as clinched their play-off spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. this was their fourth straight win in six of seven. the champagne was flowing in the clubhouse. >> whoo! >> reporter: the as have also kept their division title hopes alive in the american league west cutting the rangers' lead to just one game. the as have been seen as underdogs all year with some very young players and a lot of rookies. this year was supposed to be a year about rebuilding the team but the as are surprising everybody by coming up with all of these wins and then clinching their spot with the play-offs. last night rookie pitcher jarrod parker held the rangers to three runs. cocoa chris-a go ahead double that gave the team a lead the rangers couldn't catch. >> the teams before were probably built different than these game. this were 18 rookies. i never been part of that. >> how do you get them refocused for the next game? >> the way we do every day. they will be back out here again tomorrow. it's early, 10:30. night game tomorrow. they will be out ready to play. >> repo
championship with a victory over the texas rangers. billy bean was there, and he was there with the team he built. alan wang is live in oakland. what a great story. >> fans were celebrating all over the east bay. here at jack london square, the party is long over. but the real celebration took place at the coliseum. that's where fans and players were going bonkers after the come from behind victory that clinched the division championship. over the past three months, these fans chewed their nails and watched the climb from 13 games back, and then sweep the battle hardened texas rangers. >> it is fantastic. this is great. season ticket holders. >> this season definitely qualifies for movie making. >> i think this is awesome. i have been a season ticket holder for 20 years. have i been waiting for the a's to get back to the championship and we will do it this year. >> i need to pick my kids up from school. but i will stick around. they can wait. >> sir, child protective services called. they would like to speak to you. i spoke to another fan who said he started the day at 11:00 a.m. he says th
with a victory over the texas rangers. billy bean was there, and he was there with the team built. alan wanis le in oland what great sto. fans were celebring all over the et bay. here at jack london square, the party is long over. but the real celebration took place at the coliseum. that's where fans and players were going bonkers after the come from behind victory that clinched the division championship. over the past three months, these fans chewedheir nails and watched the clb from 13 games back, and then sweep the battle hardened texas rangers. >> it is fantastic. this is great. season ticket holders. >> this season definitely qualifies for movie making. >> i think this iswesome. i have bn a seasonicke holder for 20 years. have ieen waiting for the a's to get back to the championship and we will do it this year. >> i need to pick my kids up from school. but i willtick around. they can wait. >> sir, child protective services called. they would like to speak to you. i spoke to another fan who said he started the day at 11:00 a.m. he says the place was packed, and when it looked like the a's wo
against the rangers winning yet again, hottest team in the majors, absolutely on fire, if they can beat the rangers today they win the al west. in the chronicle today, the a's and oakland alameda authority negotiating five year extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. wolf quoted as saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would prefer to have the team move to san jose, a lot of problems with that. san jose is officially giants' territory. mlb has been looking that the issue for three years, hasn't come up with anything wolf says if they don't come up with something soon, forget about it. a's face a 50 million dollar payment to the coliseum if the team does leave early for san jose. there is no place to play in san jose on top of all that. if they approve the stadium in san jose today it would be years until it could be built. where are the a's gonna play? according to the article today looks like they are going to be staying in oakland for at least the next five years. the ceo of clorox based in oakland says to wolf if you don't want to kee
and could close the gap on the rangers who lost the first game of the double-header today against the angels. the a's are an exciting team to watch this year. a's led 2-0. justin smoak, rbi single. a 2-2 game. looking for the go-ahead run in the ticket. watch josh donaldson rob smoak to get the final out of the inning. check it out, a great play. that would be a game-safer because in the eighth, cespedes drills it down the line. 3-2, a's. two batters later, josh reddick. see ya. his third home run in the last four games. a two-run shot. a's won 5-26789 they are a game and a half behind the rangers for a division lead. 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard spot. >>> padres hosting the giants and who said divided loyalties can get alone. giants trail. 100th home run for the giants this season ties it at five. two batters later, home run number 101 from hunter pence. two-run shot. giants take the 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. >>> and you will not believe the ending of golf's ryder cup today. we will have it for you coming up at six.
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
in the playoffs. they have defeated the texas rangers 4-3 and the celebration just began about one minute ago as they got the save. this is the most improbable scene when the season began. most prognosticators said that the oakland a's would finish last in their division. they are a collection of misfits to some extent and a collection of players that are very, very young. but tonight they know that they are going to the playoffs and the champagne celebration is about to begin. incredible, incredible scene here in the oakland coliseum. we're going to go inside the locker room and bring the celebrations to you. guys? ommission from it's catalog: women. >>> the home furnishing giant, ikea is apologizing for a very obvious omission from their catalog, women. images of women were digitally removed from catalogs distributed in saudi arabia. a scene of the family in the bathroom shows the mother disappearing on one page. and the idea was to show the difference to the muslim community, but ikea now says they regret moving those images. >>> and the japanese clothing company is heading overseas to bri
, they are going back to the playoffs after beating the rangers last night 4-3. [ cheers ] >> belfour struck out all three batters. the team then started to celebrate. so at the very least, they live offed one of two wild card spots. the teams celebrated and reddick gave melvin the classic pie in the face. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. champagne and beer were flowing. as outfielder coco crisp, played a big role and scored the winning run. >> you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this. but they have better mentalities and have the useful spark. >> the magic may not be over. they have two games left against the rangers tonight and tomorrow afternoon. if they win both, they will be western division champions, but if not, they still get that wild card spot. >>> good afternoon to you. another warm-to-hot day across the region. we got sunshine outside the doors. temperatures in the 70s and 80s. and giving you a live look there. a little bit of haze. we have the offshore breeze. it doesn't look like the cooldown will get here in time to offset today's he
rangers and they have one game to go. the division title is up for grabs in the last game of the regular season. nbc bay area's christie smith is live at the coliseum where a sellout crowd is gathering for the first pitch. >> reporter: you are hearing a lot of "let's go oakland." we are 90 minutes from game town. everyone hoping for the sweep. people were lined up at the gate at 8:00 trying to get in. tickets for today's game are gone. they are available for other games. this morning, fans feeling great about the a's team heading into the final game with the rangers. the a's needed a win to grab that first playoff berth since 2006. they did that monday. it will hold more value because of the addition of the second wild card. this excitement has the coliseum absolutely jam packed. after last night's win, 10,000 tickets sold immediately for today's game. the first fan in line that i spoke with couldn't score one, but he's not giving up. >> not for today's game, but the division. that's what we're here for this morning. i'll be here in spirit. >> reporter: what will you do? >> get tickets o
are going to try to win the division if we can beat the rangers tonight dropping to 68 by 10:00. cooling trend spread from 60s coast, 80s 90s bay inland tomorrow 50s at the coast 70s and 80s bay and inland friday cooler as we head through the weekend one more day and then it is over. be careful, here's sue. >>> speaking of the america's cup i was driving by marina green yesterday and they got all the tents set-up expect delays on marina, lombard, 'em. . if you want to get around that van ness to broadway to get through all the traffic jams. a lot of events going on. right now reports this is 80 northbound towards the macarthur maze, accident, i'm not seeing it, but we'll follow that northbound 880 at west 80 the rest of the maze looks like it is flowing smoothly into the bay bridge toll, to san jose, 280 north moving at the limit, light this morning, highway 17 over crossing north on 280 towards cupertino no problems 17 out of the santa cruz mountains. nice fog-free morning on the golden gate bridge, no delays out of the waldo tunnel towards san francisco. speaking of with the regatta to
... >> the a's preceded the texas rangers and they clinched one of two american league wildcard spots. they now have playoff shirts and hats and now a pie in the face. as you can see the celebration continued into the clubhouse and the champagne and beer was flowing and there has was also some dancing going on. if they win tomorrow, they still get that wildcard spot. i didn't expect to be door here so we are really excited. >> tdoes it feel like you thought it would? >> well, way better but this is what you work your whole life for. >> now, you can send your photos to us at www.ktvu.com and you can share them on twitter, it is always fun to with the pie in the face? >> you have to do the pie in the face, you have to sneak up on them, they have to be in the middle of something else... >> well, they do it all the time and they like it too. >> it is kind of funny. congratulations to the oakland a's. you know, most of us have to go to work and have to get to the bay bridge but if you are driving any time soon, it is just a little bit of a crowd and if you can get going soon you might avoid the busi
at the coast for one more evening. tonight big game against the rangers. warm inland, still in the 80s even past sunset after 7:00. changes though tomorrow. big changes. low pressure moves to the north closer toward us giving us the onshore flow. all we have to do is changing the wind direction and we're going to get cooler. that happens tomorrow. then low pressure is going to park over top of us this upcoming weekend. we'll be back down to the 60s for highs near the bay for everywhere near the bay. 70s inland and there's the chance of a few rain showers next week. for tomorrow, downtown san francisco, from 94 all the way down to 67. inland locations only in the 80s. redwood city down to 78. napa 79. santa rosa 20 degrees cooler down to 80 degrees. we are going to cool down even more. this upcoming weekend highs inland in the upper 70s near the bay, upper 60s and there's a chance of a few rain showers next monday. and that's your cbs 5 forecast. >>> well, in our next half hour, the bay area city with a strict new ban on smoking. and what you'll have to do in order to smoke on a sidewalk. >>
, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in that division deciding game. the as swept texas and clinch. home field advantage in the first round of the play -- clinched home field advantage in the first round of the play- offs. >> too many times people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. no such thing being lucky for 162 games. >> as opened the play-offs saturday in detroit. they will play two there and three here. >>> sad no, sir. as relief pitcher brad neshek. his wife had a baby a few days ago. now asking for prayers after their first baby died in florida a few days after he was born. >>> 2,000 people are expected today for the installation of a new roman catholic archbishop in san francisco. but the ceremony is expected to draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there to explain. >> reporter: supporters -- rather, demonstrators are in the exactly
the coliseum tonight a's welcoming rangers, -- >> during -- [ unintelligible ] >>> 7:05 first pitch, about 70°, drop to 60 by the end of the game. let's talk about what is going on as far as clouds, do you see any? no not as we look from vollmer peak towards san francisco to sutro tower to the coast, absolutely nothing. live doppler 7 hd about the clouds, you don't have to worry about mist, drizzle, no rain, we can use it. these are latest conditions i just updated them, still 48 half moon bay, 50 santa rosa everybody else in the mid 50s to mid 60s until you get to fremont, still the warm spot at 73°, 60 monterey everybody else around the bay and inland mid to upper 50s under a clear sky, today will be the hottest day this week, clear tonight, mild to warm, mid 50s to mid 60s tomorrow morning many cooling will spread throughout all of our neighborhoods through the week. today concord 97°, san jose 94, san francisco 86, again san francisco 86 today, oakland 87, santa rosa and fremont 96 and 91. still hot in the low to mid 90s inland east bay valleys, orange for a reason to get your attentio
the a's take on the rangers. of course the team hopes to get one step closer to winning a division title. the game starts at 7:00 and we are told tickets are still available. reporting live in oakland, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> okay. thank you, jodi. not since 2003 have both bay area major league teams been in the playoffs. the giants kick off their postseason run at home on saturday. who they will go up against is still in play. >>> new details on a story we brought you at 5:00. is it dirty politics? serious accusations are circulating in san jose. all of this after a 95-year-old woman is attacked in her own home. nbc bay area's stephanie chuang joins us with the latest. stephan stephanie. >> reporter: picking a lock, breaking down a back door, the home invasion reported monday morning is part of a growing trend in san jose. burglaries are up in two parts of willow glen and 45% up citywide. >> we're down 340 officers and we're down gang enforcement teams, burglaries are up 150% in areas of evergreen. >> reporter: james gonzalez says the last straw came in june when the c
's, a good dozen games out of first place in midsummer. they hunted down the texas rangers. i'm telling ya, what a day it was here at the ballpark! the oakland coliseum, alive and well for a critical wednesday night. >> i'm very nervous. >> i am so excited! >> i'm going crazy! >> yeah! >> reporter: a wild and wacky crowd painted the ballpark with green and gold. >> baby! >> you know what, this is just icing on the cake. >> reporter: and they will keep the lead all the way through the last out. just like that, the oakland a's are your 2012 al west division champs. >> i feel great. been here since opening day in 1967, i guess, been to '72, '73, '74. >> great. amazing. >> i want to cry! i want to cry! unbelievable! awesome! >> you know what? go a's! >> woo! >> it's incredible! incredible! >> reporter: the incredible team indeed. a's fans still celebrating here outside the coliseum. not many people across the country knew about the a's. america sure knows them now, as your oakland a's are the al west champs in 2012. live outside the coliseum, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just as recent
, watch this in the final out, love this. a's tied with the rangers. after trailing by 13 games on june 30th, he finishes it off. the a's have come all the way back, the winner of the american league west will be decided at 12:35 start tomorrow at the coliseum. and it is nice to see you get on the band wagon. >> i'm happy for both of our teams! you should be too. [ laughter ] >> no, i'm one of these guys that -- no, i'm happy. but you know what journalism is? it's a hard -- no, no! see? you wanted pompoms and all that stuff. what if you came on the air -- 92 it's sports! you can do that! >> oh, so we're the toy department. [ laughter ] >> oh, we're just all fun and games. >> you can do that in sports! >> but not in hard news! >> no. you cannot do that in hard news. i thought you would have learned that by now. >> all the way to the bank. >>> st. louis owes the giants big-time tonight. matt cain is going to start in game 1 of the playoffs. here's the deal. the cardinals lose their game to cincinnati, so the dodgers could take it to the final game of the season. and look at zito, he got
's. the american league west taking down the texas rangers. we are going to go live to the oakland coliseum or check our stone. tell us about the excited fans. j.r.? -- >> we are talking what the excitement. this is a pair of goggles because the photojournalist needed this with champagne. and we would need to show you this video but first, you can see the end of the line. this was over two-hours with people lined up looking for tickets. let me take a special moment. the end of the moment where there was a couple of hours this afternoon after that fly ball. you can see the oakland a's running out on the field. it was exciting. there were on the field even after they had victory. and with several items going on and they had that a victory lap a round the field. finally making their way down stairs and i think that are they going to have champagne. as we are waiting to interview. these big huge courts of champagne bottles and we talked to some of these players. and this is what they had to say. >> are you tired of drinking champagne? [laughter] what kind of question. heck no. >> and this litt
you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept texas to finish a historic late season surge. they won the last six games and clinched the home field advantage in the first round of the play-offs. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> as open play-offs saturday. the first, two in detroit saturday and sunday. but on a sat note about as relief pitcher pat neshek acquired a month or two ago, a sad note when he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. >>> thousands of people are expected for the installation mass of the new roman catholic bishop in san francisco. it will draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cate caugiran explains why some of the his views are controversial. >> reporter: good morning. that's because demonstrators are concerned about the new archbisho
spots in the american league west. with that the oakland a's beat the texas rangers and they had their hats on and there was plenty of champagne to celebrate and the party moved into the clubhouse. last night's game was not a sellout but the as gave some of the crowds some sad advice. >> this is our place, we are loving it. it feels great, this is something we did together all year and we have come together and we have a lot of great memories this year and we are not done. >> now for the fans and the team it's on to the next step. they have a game tonight and tomorrow and if they win both games they will be western division champions. live in oakland. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time to go to sal. you can give some advice when you see them, sal. >> i don't think they need any advice, but it just does to see you, those guys are baling. >> they are, they are. >> traffic is moving a long very well. it is a nice looking drive with no imagine problems -- major problems getting into san francisco and we will show you the traffic coming into the city moving along well
towards the play offs. a win over the texas rangers. they have now locked up a wild card spot which would be a one game winner take all as the a's win their final regular season game against the rangers they would clench the american league west and bypass the wild card. well, take a look at this talk about excessive celebration a junior hockey player in new jersey got a big surprise after scoring a goal going straight through the glass. best new of all though he was not hurt and his team won four to one. >>> well, thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. i'm julie haener. our coverage continues with the 10:00 news tonight. we are live in the south bay with hot weather and we are always here for you at ktvu.com. tmz is coming up next right here on tv 36 what appears on the surface to be an understated example of unequaled american achievement, is actually an extremely sophisticated apparatus of goodness and flavor, bonded together by a perfectly aged, all natural, tasty... gooey... blanket of love.
's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> good evening. i'm brody brazil. the texas rangers have held the top in the west for 89 days. but tonight, they have company. the oakland a's clinched a spot in the postseason last night. and just two hours ago, gave themselves a chance to actually win the division. 30,000-plus with travis blackley on the hill. geovany soto swinging in the fifth. for blackley, five strikeouts in six innings of worth. a's derek norris will single to right. nelson cruz has trouble with the ball. that will allow moss to score on the error. it's 2-1 good guys. now, bottom of the sixth, jonny gomes. petaluma's own. his solo shot makes it 3-1 a's. special today because this afternoon, gomes was given the catfish hunter award by a's. belfour gets the close. a's win 3-1. they're tied for the a.l. west lead. >> it's interesting we're at 162. you look back and keep your eye on the prize. you play the game right and follow the leader. see where you are. >> we would thought we would be here. i know we did. i know the whole team did. we believe in ourselves. as long as we believe i
in a moment. >>> the amazing a's, they win the a.l. west today, beating the texas rangers. and we have some of the best moments from today's game. >> coco, ball game! western division, the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world, and they are the al western division championship. unbelievable! >> unpredictable. >> and that's going to do it for us. thank you so much for joining us. "nightly news" is next, followed by the presidential debates at six is:00.
! the oakland as! >> how about that. with that, the oakland as shocked the texas rangers and major league baseball and won the american league west yesterday afternoon. the as came down back from four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in yesterday's division- clinching game. in front of a sellout cloud they clinched home field advantage for the first round of the play-offs. >> we're not finished yet. i realize that. but we are going to he join right now. it's an unbelievable feeling. >> it was great. you supported us in an important race and got our blood pumping. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some great ballplayers there and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> whole lot of champagne going on yesterday. the as open the play-offs saturday in detroit. but on a sad note about pat me to shaq he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. so some tough news there. big night for giants catcher buster posey. national league battle title belongs to him. posey finished t
to finish of the regular season, one day tuesday and wednesday against the texas rangers at home. >>gary: the giants have the division wrapped up. for the ahmanson old, and must appease working to have the. >> here is latin still very over how or vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight. >> a famous paintings bought at a flea market could have been stolen goods. five x nine and a work between $75,000-$100,000. clark >> the fbi is currently investigating how i got from the museum to the flea market and trying to determine who gets to keep it. >> a human called for dracula's daughter, we have reviews of movies and now showing. >> t
over. it is done. they get a 2-2 split with ron washington and the rangers. five run first inning for texas. michael jung big hit. two run -- michael young, big hit. two runs. same inning, right center, gone. two run shot. road trip, they were 4-6 in the 10 games but the angels lost as well and they are still 2 up for the second spot and the voting complete. this might be our best high school game of the week tomorrow yet. battling of titans. sarah 3-0. such a big game. they play at foothill college tomorrow. we will feature it tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. that is the sporting life for an early thursday evening. stanford in progress right now on the football field. >> all right. >> highlights at 10:00 p.m. >> never seen that giants tradition. >> oh, yeah. >> thank you. >>> the shark tank, at 10:00 p.m., the impact in the bay area now that the national hockey league canceled games. and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. vision is that everybody you see on television is doing something better than what you're doing. ever see anybody on tv sliding off the sofa with potato chip crum
. but los lost. rangers sell a two foot hot dog called the boom stick. 26 bucks and good for you. want to see a boom stick. mike has one. 2 run bomb off travis. hook after 1 inning. a's down 5 nothing. josh was in a slump so he shaved the facial hair. had 2 hits yesterday. 2 homeers today. reddick with 31 for the year. face nice and smooth now. a's down 5-1. down in the 9th. busted out the boom stick. to moss then reddick game. 3 homeers in the inning to make it 9-7 but johnny guess down swinging in the 9th. a's 1 game back of baltimore for the top wild card spot. host seattle texas in the final 6 games. before the final home game of the regular season the giants announce they will not bring back suspended outfielder cabrera for post season. don't want the distraction and bruce like the team chemistry. giants and d-backs hunter does this in the play offs giants may play well into october. 2 run blast off
-2. they are a game and a half behind the rangers for the division led. two and a half ahead for the final wildcard spots. padres hosted. giants trail 5-4 in the ninth. huston street, 100th home run for the giants this season. ties it at five. two batters later. number 101 from runter pens. two-run shot. takes the series with the 7-5 victory. they go on to l.a. to end the regular season with three against the dodgers. all right. we had an unbelievable finish at today's ryder cup with a complete american meltdown. team usa led 10-6 coming into today's single matches. lou donald. first of twelve players out for your. great save on 17. he would close the bubble. europe trails 10-7. on 18, unbelievable shot over the trees. first european player in 31 years to go 4-0 in ryder cup, beating stinson. 10 - 8, usa. justin and mickelson back-to-back birdies. he won his match. even phil is impressed. then jim furyk needed this to have the match. he misses and martin from the same spot for the win. europe wins 8 1/2 of the twelve singles matches. an amazing come back. they retain the ryder cup. just incredible.
a playoff spot. that is taking on the rangers tonight. they can make it if the angels and rays each lose one more game. >> we go out there and we battle every day. you know, no matter if we win or lose. we will battle to the last out. we feel like we can win every game. >> it is all exciting. it has been great fun. they are so young. they are giving it all their heart. we are enjoying the team. >> at the beginning of the year, it was a bunch of words. they weren't going anywhere. now we're going somewhere. >> right now on the cusp of it. a's fans excited. if they happen to sweep the iÑ win the division crown and skip that one-game wild card playoff. good luck. the game is set for 7:05. >>> if the a's make the playoffs, you have to make serious changes to your weekend plans. check out the events scheduled for the bay area. the hardly strictly bluegrass festival is friday through sunday. fleet week is wednesday through sunday. america's cup racing is tomorrow through sunday and then the 49ers game against the bills on sunday and add to that possible home games for the a's and giants. you have
the texas rangers, they are in the postseason felt back with more after this. ,, vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. restaurants. >>> date night at a discount? a simple phone call can save you money even at real nice restaurant as soon as and it doesn't involve coupons. nobody at your table would even know. consumerwatch reporter julie watts lets us in on the big secret. >> reporter: it's 12:30 on a wednesday afternoon, and this restaurant is packed. but what most diners don't realize is the same reservation the day before would have saved them 30%. >> you have to come back? >> reporter: this is one of a growing number of discounts discounting b
time in six years. about 45 minutes ago they clinched a spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. dennis o'donnell is there and we'll have more coming up in sports. >>> bay area egg producer is taking heat from an animal rights group that says customers are being duped by misleading packaging showing happy-looking chickens. why the group says customers deserve a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture, a hen and her chicks, pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organic eggs. they say it's false advertising and they're suing petaluma egg farm. >> the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about in a field. >> reporter: organic eggs usually cost a third more than regular ones. but bonnie doesn't mind. >> i look for that, because i want an animal that is free and roaming free, not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that is exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them. and you look at the green fields and you don't see anyon
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
league champions west. the a's and fans celebrated yesterday after the team swept the rangers to win the division title on the final day of the regular season. >> it is fan fast take, unbelievable! it been coming for 20 years this is great. >> been waiting for the a's to get back we are going to do it this year. >> come back and how else can we do it today, come back if behind. >> does it get any better? improbable season for the a's climbing from 13 games back of first place three months ago to end up on top. a's and tigers meet in best of five series saturday in detroit, 3 p.m. pacific, game two sunday in detroit. then back to oakland tuesday for the final three games tickets for those games are now on sale i am >> giants are playing the playoffs. >> you probably knew that. >> they are going -- they are going to meet the reds best of five series starting saturday at at&t game time 6:30. >> did you get tickets through the lottery? >> not through the lottery. >> you have to tell me about the other means. >> you are reading too much into it. >> all hot tickets. the heat is starting to
. the athletics officially the kings of the a.l. west. they finished off the rangers 12-5 in the season finale. amazing when you think most experts counted these guys out at the start of the season. and the season looked like a lost cause during the midway point. but it's all good news now. all the green and gold roll into playoffs. >> i didn't go to the bathroom and i didn't have no beer. i watched the whole game. it was awesome. it was awesome. >> that's what you call a die-hard fan. he will be able to take a bathroom break during the next game. the a's start the postseason in detroit. game one is saturday at 3:00. game two is sunday, time to be determined. then the a's are back in oakland for game three. that time is also yet to be determined. >>> over on the other side of the bay, a lot of fans probably willing to sacrifice bathrooms and brew for that guy, buster posey wins the national league batting title during the regular season with a .336 batting average. posey, the first catcher to win that title since way back in 1942. the giants start their postseason run at home saturday. they're
championship. at one time the as trailed the rangers by 13 games and yesterday was the only day all season they had soul possession of first place. >> the thing we preachd from day one, you know it is installed inside of us, so they never give up. >> this will betheas first playoff appearance since 2006. >>> the as will now play the american league central division champions, the detroit tigers the first two games played there, the first game saturday at 3:00 p.m., game two is sunday. the teams will then head to oakland for game three on tuesday. >>> now across the bay the giants, who clinched weeks ago are also gearing up for post- season play this weekend and catcher buster posey has another reason to celebrate, he won the batting title with a 336 average, the first national league catcher to win the crown in 70 years. experts also expect posey to win most valuable player after he was outnearly all of last season with a serious injury. >>> the giants will go up against the cincinnati reds and the former manager dusty baker. game one is saturday night at 6:30 at at&t park, game 2 also the
. oakland dropped the number to two for clinching the number's first playoff birth since 2006. the rangers come to the final three games starting on monday with the division crown up for grabs. >>> still to come at 11:00, a south bay market just sold a winning lottery ticket. we will show you where. >>> and arnold schwarzenegger tells all in his new book including more secrets he kept from his wife maria shriver. >>> and we are three days away from the first presidential campaign debate but you might be surprised what anne romney said about her husband today if he becomes president. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. . >>> afghan defense officials are calling ate misunde
, rangers and a's go at 87:05, 70° dropping to six i -- 60 by the end of the game. thursday around 16 to 20° cooler coast to inland cooler saturday, sunday. >>> good morning. if you you are headed to the game, expect delays, 880 around the coliseum jams before and after. right now san mateo bridge looking good tail lights towards the highrise eastbound, headlights towards hayward.n8me8 roadwork, hopefully they will get that picked up betweens to -- elsewhere southbound 101 past lucas valley road, marin county nicely to the golden gate bridge fog-free and light traffic. out of antioch, slow traffic towards pittsburg about a 30 minute drive from hillcrest to 242 in concord slow out of tracy up and over the altamont, 25 minutes headed to the dublin pleasanton interchange. today is spare the air day suggested that you take mass transit, if you can. the good news is that is all on time, no delays for bart, muni, vta all agencies looking good. >>> 6:18. >> 49ers bounce back after last weekend's loss. >>> lindsay lohan says she was thrown to the ground and choked inside a new york city hotel room
coliseum. just don't pop the cork quite yet. a series between the a's and rangers, coming up. ,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. richmond's washington elemey school six >>> today, the first of many trees were planted at richmond's washington elementary school, part of a six-year pledge to promote healthy eating. they plan to create orchards by planting ten to 75 fruit trees in every public school in the district. >> they have an opportunity to maintain the trees and to watch them grow and then to harvest the fruit, to really enjoy the delicious fruit that the
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